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Meaning of “anniversary” in the English Dictionary

"anniversary" in British English

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anniversarynoun [C]

uk   /ˌæn.ɪˈvɜː.sər.i/  us   /-ˈvɝː.sɚ-/
B1 the ​day on which an ​importanteventhappened in a ​previousyear: We always ​celebrateour wedding anniversary with ​dinner in an ​expensiverestaurant. Tomorrow is the 30th anniversary of the ​revolution.

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(Definition of anniversary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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anniversarynoun [C]

 us   /ˌæn·əˈvɜr·sə·ri/
a ​day when we ​remember or ​celebrate something ​important that ​happened on that ​day in a ​previousyear: To ​celebrateourwedding anniversary, we gave a ​bigparty.
(Definition of anniversary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anniversary”
in Korean 기념일…
in Arabic ذِكْرى سَنَوِيّة…
in Malaysian ulang tahun…
in French anniversaire…
in Russian годовщина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 周年紀念, 周年紀念日…
in Italian anniversario…
in Turkish yıldönümü…
in Polish rocznica…
in Spanish aniversario…
in Vietnamese lễ kỷ niệm…
in Portuguese aniversário…
in Thai วันครบรอบปี…
in German der Jahrestag…
in Catalan aniversari…
in Japanese 記念日…
in Chinese (Simplified) 周年纪念, 周年纪念日…
in Indonesian hari ulang tahun…
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